BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Too bad Neil Armstrong isn't giving the command to start the Food City 500. Who better for such a historic moment?
"One small step for drivers, one giant leap for NASCAR. So gentlemen, start your engines."
It's not quite a trip to the moon, but Sunday's debut event for the Car of Tomorrow is a bold move to a new era in Nextel Cup racing.
"This is a huge mark in NASCAR history," driver Kurt Busch said. "It's a big deal."
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